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the busy streets of new york city. that required a technological advance, electricity. >> which is why as we look behind us, nothing but bare-naked light bulbs bates was to shout out that this train system was all electric. >> reporter: by the early 1960s the district had fallen in total disrepair. the owner wanted to knock it down and replace it with an office building. which is what happened to the iconic pennsylvania station across town. but a famous american came to its rescue. >> i think we all realize how important it is to save these great and beautiful buildings. >> it wasn't until jacqueline kennedy onassis joined that fight, and the fight took years and the supreme court established the landmark conservancy act which saved it. >> reporter: that ruling cemented the landmark laws across the country. on his tour, brucker highlights the building's secrets. a tennis court on the fourth floor was once the studios for cbs news. >> cbs news quarters in new york. >> reporter: the centerpiece is in the middle of the 22,000-square-foot concourse. >> every fac
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